NRMCA Adds Experts to Build with Strength Concrete Design Center
NRMCA has added two more building experts to bolster the Build with Strength Concrete Design Center, a nationwide effort to offer technical expertise to developers and design professionals in order to incorporate cutting-edge concrete solutions into their building projects. The experts, Michelle Roberts and Patrick Matsche, have joined the association’s Structures and Sustainability Division as senior directors, building innovations.
Before joining NRMCA, Ms. Roberts was building science and systems designer and owner of Chatham Hill, a commercial, industrial and residential construction products consulting firm. From 2013-2015, she was managing director of sustainability for General Insulation Company, Inc. and from 2009-2013 she was director of architecture and engineering development for Owens Corning’s Building Materials Group. Ms. Roberts is the founder of the Boston Society of Architects Architecture & Real Estate Roundtable & Building Systems committees. Michelle will work from her home in suburban Boston and can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mr. Matsche comes to NRMCA from a career mainly focused on selling building maintenance services and real estate investments. Based in San Francisco, he is a building operations expert with over 25 years of experience providing sustainable and economical building practices to clients. In his new role at NRMCA, he will integrate teams of architects, engineers and contractors to offer durable, energy efficient and economical concrete solutions that meet the needs of both building developers and their tenants. He will work from his home in the San Francisco Bay area and can be reached at email@example.com.
Build with Strength is a coalition of the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association that educates the building and design communities and policymakers on the benefits of ready mixed concrete and encourages its use as the building material of choice for low- to mid-rise structures.